Award-winning performing artist and conflict specialist Dana Caspersen will run a workshop with Roehampton Dance students, and work with them to explore her new project Violence: Recode.
The annual Footprint Dance Festival will celebrate the outstanding work of some of Roehampton’s best performers and choreographers, with a line-up of events on campus for everyone to attend. The festival will include talks from renowned dance artists such as Rosemary Lee, a choreographer, performer and director.
This semester, Roehampton Dance welcomes two Choreomundus Scholars in Residence, Stella Uppal-Subbiah and Hari Krishnan.
Choreographer Nicole Beutler and dramaturge Felix Ritter, both based in Amsterdam, are running a week-long residency workshop at Roehampton focusing on the concept of the public square.
The University of Roehampton has been ranked as the top modern university in London by the Complete University Guide, which published its annual league table today.

Final year students from any university due to complete their bachelor’s degree this summer are being encouraged to apply for a postgraduate taught course at Roehampton, which has created 29 master’s scholarships.

Fifty high-achieving postgraduates are being offered the chance of a fully-funded PhD scholarship at the University of Roehampton, with opportunities in all 10 of the University’s academic departments currently available.

Three dance alumni from Roehampton performed at a VIP event by the London Universities International Partnership (LUIP), which included senior members of the partner universities and special guests such as the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson.
Mōtiō, a postgraduate journal for dance practice and research, launched today [3 February] under the auspices of Roehampton’s Department of Dance.
Funded by the British Council and Arts Council England, Dr Efrosini Protopapa, Senior Lecturer in Dance and Choreography, ran ‘Unfolding Dramaturgies’ workshops in Brussels in November.

Dance researchers at the University of Roehampton have received the highest recognition in the country for the quality and reputation of their work, according to a much-anticipated review of UK higher education institutions.

Katja Vaghi and Cristina de Lucas, both doctoral students in the Department of Dance, won awards at the Society of Dance History Scholars conference in Iowa in November
New research on the role of traditional dance in creating a ‘new Rwanda’, as the country recovers from the impact of the 1994 genocide, will be carried out at the University of Roehampton, thanks to a 110,803 Euro grant.
As part of GFEST 2014, Dr Ann David, Roehampton's Head of Dance, chairs a panel discussion with Justin McCarthy and Kali Chandrasegaram, GFEST 2014 commissioned choreographers.

Leading children’s author Professor Dame Jacqueline Wilson has been confirmed as the new Chancellor of the University of Roehampton, a ceremonial role she said she was ‘honoured’ to accept.

The Grantchester series, which launched earlier this month on ITV, features swing dances choreographed by Roehampton’s Dance lecturer Rowan McLelland.
Four undergraduates and two staff of the Department of Dance will perform this week in a reconstruction of Shouting Out Loud, a dance work from 1984 by choreographer Gaby Agis.

A long-standing commitment to helping dancers across the UK develop as professionals, and for promoting community-led dance, has seen University of Roehampton lecturer Sara Houston receive a National Teaching Fellowship award.

The University of Roehampton is the top new university in London according to the Sunday Times, which published its Good University Guide at the weekend.

Ryan Rockmore is an international alumnus from New York, studying the MA in Dance Anthropology. He admits to initially writing off studying outside of his home country, but explains how Roehampton's Department of Dance tempted him to London, calling his experience “one pleasant surprise after another”.